The fifth-ranked Ohio State Buckeyes entered the season with expectations of making a run at the inaugural College Football Playoff, but those aspirations took a huge hit when quarterback Braxton Miller—a Heisman Trophy hopeful—suffered a season-ending shoulder injury.
At noon ET in Baltimore, Maryland, the Buckeyes will take the field against Navy and its Heisman dark-horse candidate, quarterback Keenan Reynolds, in the season opener.
Ohio State will try to limit Navy’s vaunted triple-option attack with its remade defense. The Midshipmen will try to fluster redshirt freshman quarterback J.T. Barrett in his first collegiate start.
Will Urban Meyer and Ohio State hold up as the 14-point favorites? Tune in to CBS Sports Network to find out, or follow along here.
We’ll be watching the matchup, providing live analysis as the action unfolds.
Point spread courtesy of Odds Shark.
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